Re: [wmii] Unnecessary(?) redraw on tagging change

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 20:56:44 +0200

On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 08:24:01PM +0200, Stefan Tibus wrote:
> On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 05:05:34PM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> > > The whole client area is redrawn. In this case it's a matlab plot going
> > > over a somewhat high latency network and everything inside the window is
> > > redrawn... Of course the title must change as you say but I wouldn't
> > > have thought that would require the rest of the window to be redrawn.
> > > OTOH I know pretty much nothing about X programming :-/
> >
> > If that's all then it is no bug. The rest of the client area is
> > only the border which is drawed quite fast, I think the main
> > impression of slowness is because of the client area redrawings,
> > but wmii has nothing todo with that.
> Well...I think the question is, why the addition of a tag to a window,
> which would (in the current view) just involve redrawing the title
> bar, issues a redraw of the client at all? This may not be a bug,
> but may be avoided as well... (Maybe a todo for the next release.)

As I told, wmii has no influence to the client, if the client
decides to redraw itself, wmii can't be the reason if it wether
changes the clients size or if it draws the frame (parent


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